Ordering Recommendation

Not recommended. Refer to Stool Culture, Campylobacter (0060135).

Mnemonic
CAMP JEJ
Methodology

Semi-Quantitative Indirect Fluorescent Antibody

Performed

Thu

Reported

1-8 days

New York DOH Approval Status
Specimens from New York clients will be sent out to a New York DOH approved laboratory, if possible.
Specimen Required
Patient Preparation
Collect

Serum separator tube.

Specimen Preparation

Separate serum or plasma from cells ASAP or within 2 hours of collection. Transport 1 mL serum. (Min: 0.15 mL)

Storage/Transport Temperature

Refrigerated.

Unacceptable Conditions
Remarks
Stability

Ambient: 48 hours; Refrigerated: 2 weeks; Frozen: 1 year (avoid repeated freeze/thaw cycles)

Reference Interval

Less than 1:320 Negative - No significant level of Campylobacter jejuni IgG antibody detected.
Greater than or equal to 1:320 Positive - IgG antibody to Campylobacter jejuni detected, suggestive of current or past infection.

Interpretive Data

The best evidence for current infection is a significant change on two appropriately timed specimens, where both tests are done in the same laboratory at the same time.

Compliance Category

Laboratory Developed Test (LDT)

Note
Hotline History
N/A
CPT Codes

86625

Components
Component Test Code* Component Chart Name LOINC
0098841 Campylobacter jejuni Antibody, IgG 58789-9
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Aliases
  • Campylobacter IgG Ab
  • Campylobacter jejuni Ab
Campylobacter jejuni Antibody, IgG